Python for Kids is a lighthearted introduction to the Python language and to programming in general, complete with illustrations and kid-friendly examples. We begin with the basics of how to install Python and write simple commands. In bite-sized chapters, you'll discover the essentials of Python, including how to use Python's extensive standard library, the difference between strings and lists, and using for-loops and while-loops. By the end of the book, readers have built a couple of games and created drawings with Python's graphics library, Tkinter. Each chapter closes with fun and relevant exercises that challenge the reader to put their newly acquired knowledge to the test.
This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA). You can download Snake Wrangling for Kids ebook for free in PDF format (1.4 MB).
Table of Contents
Not all snakes will squish you
8 multiplied by 3.57 equals...
Turtles, and other slow moving creatures
How to ask a question
Again and again
Sort of like recycling...
A short chapter about Files
A bit graphic
Where to go from here
A Few Python Modules
Answers to "Things to try"
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